Quotes: random selection

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  • Garrison Keillor
    Garrison Keillor
    American humoristic writer 1942-
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    Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.
  • No government can be strong and flourishing while the national character is weak and degraded. A government must flourish and decay with its subjects; and, when a prince makes a law or performs an action which has a tendency to injure the character or prosperity of the nation, he injures himself.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    A miser grows rich by seeming poor. An extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
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    The truth is, I'm proud of the life I've lived so far, and although I've made my share of mistakes, I have no regrets.
  • Begum Aga Khan
    Begum Aga Khan
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    This Clash of Civilizations has led to a Clash of Religions, leading in turn to war, terror and extreme poverty.
    Source: International Business and Leadership Symposium address
  • Bria Skonberg
    Bria Skonberg
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    What I do is always hard for me to explain, but it's like a mixture of New Orleans jazz and world music, with a little bit of Spanish flavour. I just take all that and mix it with Chilliwack, and something comes out!
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.
  • Beth Henley
    Beth Henley
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    And all writing is creating or spinning dreams for other people so they won't have to bother doing it themselves.
  • Bruce McCulloch
    Bruce McCulloch
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    You know, funny is this weird word for me. I hear is so many times it has no meaning anymore.
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